Iowa agency will issue licenses to immigrants

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Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2013 12:00 am

DES MOINES (AP) — Reversing course on a controversial decision, the Iowa Department of Transportation said Wednesday that it will issue driver's licenses to young illegal immigrants allowed to remain in the country by a presidential order.

“Today, those with status of deferred action childhood arrival can bring in their documentation and show they know how to drive, and go through the same process everybody else goes through to get their ID or license,” said agency Director Paul Trombino.

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